The average salary for a Network Administrator, LAN / WAN in Houston, Texas is $75,947.
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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN
Network administrators (LAN/WAN) are responsible for maintaining computing environments, identifying system requirements, handling repairs, installing upgrades, and monitoring network operations and efficiency for their organizations. They also confer with end-users and management, set up permissions and workstations, access protocols, perform security upgrades, and patch critical vulnerabilities in network systems. These administrators work with vendors to fine-tune network stability and usefu…Read more
Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Tasks
- Oversee network infrastructure and monitor system reliability and performance.
- Plan and implement network security, set up firewalls, manage host security, apply cryptography to network applications, and regulate file permissions.
- Investigate, recommend, and install enhancements and operating procedures that regulate network availability.
- Support operating capability of networks, both wireless and wired.
- Respond to unplanned events that adversely affect the network or computing environment.
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Employees with Network Administrator, LAN / WAN in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (29.7% less), Denver, Colorado (29.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (25.0% less).
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